Kanter Named EVP & GM for Disney Junior

In recognition of Disney Junior’s growing success, 12-year Mouse House veteran Nancy Kanter has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Original Programming and General Manager, ... Continue Reading →

Disney Jr.’s ‘Miles from Tomorrowland’ Has Liftoff

Disney Junior’s new animated preschool series Miles From Tomorrowland has begun production. The charming CG-animated space adventure is created and exec produced by Sascha Paladino ... Continue Reading →

Sprout Adopts Cyber Group’s ‘Zou’

French producer and distributor Cyber Group Studios has inked a new deal for its preschool hit Zou with PBS Kids Sprout in the U.S. The 104 x 11″ series will premiere on Sprout ... Continue Reading →

Curious Pictures Announces Three New Hires

New York-based indie animation house Curious Pictures has announced several new hires: Exec producer Gary Giambalvo has joined the New York office as exec producer. Previously, Giambalvo ... Continue Reading →

Disney Jr. to Debut ‘Doc McStuffins’ Short-Form Spinoff

Fans of Disney’s acclaimed preschool series Doc McStuffins are going to feel better about the their summer TV viewing options. A new short-form series extension called The Doc ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ Little Airplane Productions has sealed a series of deals for its spud-tastic pre-k franchise Small Potatoes, which will see the taters’ musical Rock Mockumentary film Meet the ... Continue Reading →

Gaumont Leads Co-Production Reboot of ‘Calimero’

France’s Gaumont Animation is teaming up with Calidra and Italy’s Studio Campedelli to co-produce a new animated CGI series featuring the lovable little black chicken Calimero ... Continue Reading →

Geary to Head Production, Development at FlickerLab

Animation and transmedia company FlickerLab has appointed Jordan Geary as its new head of production and development. A seasoned creative producer, director, show-creator and on-air ... Continue Reading →

Gaumont Plans a 50th Anniversary Bash for Calimero

Gaumont Animation (formerly Alphanim), is hosting a big bash to promote its upcoming CG-animated series Calimero on June 12 at the opening night of the the Annecy International Animation ... Continue Reading →

Disney Junior to Air ‘Sofia the First’ Weeknights

Disney Junior plans to air its popular animated series Sofia the First weeknights at 7 p.m. and weekends at 5:30 p.m., beginning June 10. The Hollywood Reporter says the show will also ... Continue Reading →